Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering -

The Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2023 for assistant professor positions. The department has embarked on a strategic expansion of our research focus, spanning growth in: applied AI/machine learning (ML), especially robotics and ML & systems; security and privacy; intelligent systems and infrastructure; and beyond Moore technology and systems. Candidates in the following areas of electrical and computer engineering will be considered, especially as they align with the strategic focus of the department: (i); (i) 6G-era wireless communications,networking, and/or sensing;  (ii) Cyber-security and privacy; (iii) Robotics; and (iv) Quantum devices and quantum information processing systems.  Candidates are encouraged to view these areas of emphasis in the broadest sense in determining whether they match their research skills and interests.

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.

Applicants should have received or expect to receive a doctoral degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a related discipline prior to September 2023. Successful candidates are expected to mentor graduate students, teach our diverse undergraduate and graduate student populations, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and profession. 

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted electronically via UT Austin Interfolio.  We will begin evaluation of applications immediately and will continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. Submission of applications by October 31, 2022 is strongly encouraged, and those received after Dec. 15, 2022 may not be reviewed.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. At least three (and up to six) references who will submit original letters of reference should be included.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. Background check conducted on applicant selected.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022